Software Asset Management Tools and Oracle Compliance

Software Asset Management Tools and Oracle Compliance

We are seeing an increase in the adoption of Software Asset Management (SAM) tools by businesses worldwide. Many companies are under the impression that the reports generated by SAM tool(s) can be used to determine their software compliance position. This may be true...
What is Oracle Doing to Standard Edition Licensing?

What is Oracle Doing to Standard Edition Licensing?

Using Oracle Standard Edition used to be a highly effective way for companies and government agencies to leverage solid Oracle technology without the incredibly large fees associated with Oracle Database Enterprise Edition. If you could fit your usage into the...
VMware Oracle Licensing – How to Win (2020)

VMware Oracle Licensing – How to Win (2020)

Oracle customers fight back over audits and VMware. Are they winning? Death and taxes are not the only constants in this world. Oracle auditing customers and trying to find noncompliance because their customers are using VMware technologies can be added to that...
Oracle’s Position on Licensing in One Clear Chart

Oracle’s Position on Licensing in One Clear Chart

It took me almost 25 years to figure out a way to easily explain Oracle’s position on licensing their software. What do you think? Unfortunately, this graphic is all too true as Oracle’s LMS audit team continues to go after their customers in virtualized and cloud...
Is Your Oracle Reseller Telling Oracle Too Much?

Is Your Oracle Reseller Telling Oracle Too Much?

Before I start this post let me remind everyone that Palisade Compliance is NOT and NEVER WILL BE an Oracle reseller. We’ve even created our own Declaration of Oracle Independence. The fact is, Oracle resellers make more money when they sell you more Oracle. What...